Menomonie (all) Menomonie Downtown
With its old-fashioned pub-like atmosphere, complete with antique items adorning the walls, the Abbey isn't your typical college town bar. Happy hours are 4-8pm daily, and the pub features 16 beers on tap along with a wide assortment of specialty and seasonal brews. The Abbey also offers free popcorn, indoor games, and an outdoor patio for use in summer.
414 Main St. E., Menomonie, WI
Eau Claire Eastside
This newly re-opened tavern, formerly known as Shots, is a cozy getaway with big plans. When warm weather comes, enjoy the outdoor tiki bar, volleyball tournaments, and other outdoor activities on the remodeled patio. On Saturday nights the Alibi has a DJ, and the projection screens are great for watching the big game on Sundays. Happy hour runs 4-6pm Monday through Friday. On Saturday and Sunday, the Alibi offers a must-have loaded Bloody Mary special and a tasty drink called a Sunrise.
2112 Esmond Rd., Eau Claire, WI
Eau Claire Downtown
One of Eau Claire's original and oldest bars, Amber Inn was established in 1881 and has been owned and operated by the same family since 1981. Enjoy happy hour specials 4-6pm weekdays, signature homemade Bloody Marys, 10 draft taps, plus a selection of 25 specialty and domestic beers. Come in and enjoy the cozy, friendly atmosphere, delicious food, and cold drinks. Free Wi-Fi, cards, cribbage board, dice, and amusement games available.
840 E. Madison St., Eau Claire, WI
Eau Claire Water Street
This bar, open to the public, often serves up its beers in iced mugs. Their dance floor and jukebox make a winning combination, and happy hour specials will satiate your thirst. Choose from three specialty beers and five on tap or join in their dart and cribbage leagues. Monthly chicken and fried fish dinners. Upstairs and downstairs party halls - which can service up to 200 people - are available for private booking.
634 Water St, Eau Claire, WI
With happy hour specials from 9pm to close, Applebee's keeps the drinks flowing. Munch on the free chips and salsa that are complimentary if you're sipping a perfect margarita (strawberry, mango, kiwi, or raspberry) served in a huge glass. Serves food after 10pm, five specialty beers, eight taps, and plenty of color TVs with sound.
2303 Hwy 25 N, Menomonie, WI
Eau Claire South
When the clock strikes 10 at Applebee's, the lights go way down and the music intensifies, making for an upbeat atmosphere. Take advantage of their late night drink prices between 10pm and 2am. The manager recommends their Long Island Iced Teas. Six tap beers, 14 specialty beers, food after 10pm.
4745 Golf Rd., Eau Claire, WI
Menomonie's only country bar a great place to catch your favorite game or sporting event. They have a Live DJ on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights.
619 Broadway Street South, Menomonie, WI
Eau Claire South
This well-lit, spacious, and quiet place has pagoda-shaped doorways and glowing mint-green lights. A Chinese buffet like this is hard to rival, especially when they serve up the likes of Tsingtao, Heineken, and Corona to wash it down.
4069 Commonwealth Ave., Eau Claire, WI
Eau Claire South
With a warm-colored glow, this Mexican-themed bar is your destination for import beers (roughly 25 of them) and traditional margaritas, all served with crisp, delicate chips and zingy salsa – for free. Azul Tequila has happy hour all day, every day, serves food, and has beers on tap.
2503 London Rd, Eau Claire, WI